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The Pike Logan series is a series of novels by Delta Force Commander turned author, the American novelist, Brad Taylor. Pike Logan, the lead character in the series was first introduced to readers in the first novel of the series, the 2011 published novel, One Rough Man. The series of novels are best classified thriller mysteries.
Order of Pike Logan Series
|1||One Rough Man||2011||Description / Buy|
|2||All Necessary Force||2012||Description / Buy|
|3||Enemy of Mine||2013||Description / Buy|
|4||The Widow's Strike||2013||Description / Buy|
|5||The Polaris Protocol||2014||Description / Buy|
|6||Days of Rage||2014||Description / Buy|
|7||No Fortunate Son||2014||Description / Buy|
|8||The Insider Threat||2015||Description / Buy|
|9||The Forgotten Soldier||2015||Description / Buy|
|10||Ghosts of War||2016||Description / Buy|
|11||Ring of Fire||2017||Description / Buy|
|12||Operator Down||2018||Description / Buy|
|13||Daughter of War||2019||Description / Buy|
|14||Hunter Killer||2020||Description / Buy|
|15||American Traitor||2021||Description / Buy|
Order of Pike/Taskforce Short Stories/Novellas
|1||The Callsign||2012||Description / Buy|
|2||Gut Instinct||2013||Description / Buy|
|3||Black Flag||2013||Description / Buy|
|4||The Dig||2014||Description / Buy|
|5||The Recruit (Short Story)||2015||Description / Buy|
|6||The Target (Short Story)||2016||Description / Buy|
|7||The Infiltrator (Short Story)||2017||Description / Buy|
|8||The Ruins||2018||Description / Buy|
|9||Exit Fee (Short Story)||2019||Description / Buy|
At the beginning of the series, Pike Logan is serving in the Taskforce, an ultra-secretive dark ops corps of elite men drawn from the various branches of American intelligence. When it comes to talented officers, there is none better than Pike Logan, the best operative in the Taskforce.
Nonetheless, while he is a man of unrivalled instincts and talents, he is affected by personal tragedy just as much, if not more than the regular intelligence officer. The first novel in the series, One Rough Man sees Pike Logan go through a personal tragedy that permanently changes his perspectives on the world he lives in. He now knows that while not many people want to believe it, the real threat to world peace and security is not terrorist groups, rogue governments, or nations, but rather an individual person with extremist ideology that gets their hands on a dangerous weapon.
With an attack imminent, Logan now has to dig through a mound of paper full of intercepted chatter that could implicate and lead to the apprehension of two men with such extremist ideologies. Given the scale of the devastation that would likely result if the extremists’ plan were to succeed, there is no one better equipped to stop them than Pike Logan.
PIKE LOGAN AWARDS
Three of the Pike Logan novels; Enemy of Mine, All Necessary Force, and One Rough Man made it into the New York Best Sellers list. Enemy of Men and All Necessary Force have also received recognition in the USA Today’s top 150 list.
BEST PIKE LOGAN BOOKS
One Rough Man: The first novel of the Pike Logan series, One Rough Man is highly popular among fans and is deemed one of Brad Taylor’s best works. Pike Logan one of the Taskforce’s best assets, has three days to find and neutralize two men who have in their possession a powerful weapon that they intend to unleash on an unsuspecting populace. Pike’s career has been on a downward spiral due to depression brought about by the brutal murder of his wife and daughter. Unable to help them since he was on an overseas mission with the Taskforce, he has always blamed himself for not being there for them. He has adopted a more black and white ideology and with nothing to lose, the two men who fall firmly in the black category, are going to face a dangerous man in Logan.
The Widows Strike: This is another popular novel in the Pike Logan series. A rogue state with nuclear ambitions has got its hands on a virulent form of the bird flu virus and is planning to release it as a form of retaliation for sanctions against its nuclear program. They intend to spread the virus using Chechen suicide terrorists, referred to as Black Widows. The suicide bpmbers will detonate the bombers in crowded spaces in major cities in the US. It is up to Pike Logan and his side kick Jennifer Cahill to follow the terrorist trail from South East Asia to the US. Along the way, they learn that the bigger enemy is not the terrorists and their Black Widows and that the world has much more to fear from these enemies in the shadows.
The tenth novel in the Pike Logan series is another incredible novel. After stopping countless terrorist threats, the Taskforce is shut down after one operator goes rogue. But rising tensions between the Russia and the West and a sudden horrific attack on the US forces its reactivation. Jennifer Cahill and Pike Logan find themselves deep in Europe trying to determine who was behind the attack. What they find is an intricate agenda that if not stopped, will result in another attack that will guarantee World War III.
OTHER BOOK SERIES YOU MAY LIKE
Many fans of the Pike Logan series of novels also love the “Dewey Andreas” series of novels by Ben Coes. Dewey Andreas is a former Special Forces agent with a special set of skills that he uses to prevent potentially devastating terrorist threats around the globe.
Pike Logan fans also like the “Ryan Kealey” series of novels by Andrew Britton. Kealey is a Jack Bauer type of character who, while good at his job likes to use unorthodox methods that frequently rub his superiors and other senior government officials the wrong way.
What Is The Next Book in The Pike Logan Series?
There doesn't seem to be an upcoming book in The Pike Logan Series. The newest book is American Traitor and was released on January, 5th 2021.